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NDEs Absolutely, Positively NOT Caused By Malfunctioning Brains

by David Sunfellow

……………….. While many “experts” continue to suggest that malfunctioning brains produce near-death experiences, the evidence is now overwhelming that this is not the case. Be sure to check out this related resource page: How To Deal With Skeptics & Atheists. ……………….. The Self Does Not Die: Verified Paranormal Phenomena from Near-Death Experiences By Titus Rivas, Anny […]

Near-Death Experiences & Suicide

by David Sunfellow

NDE Research Dr. Jeffrey Long On Suicide “Due to the overwhelming percentage of loving and warm experiences reported in near-death experiences (NDEs), I occasionally receive e-mails from people, often in a depression, wondering if they should try suicide in order to induce one. I immediately respond: ‘Absolutely not!’ I encourage those who are depressed to seek […]

NDEs & Hell

by David Sunfellow

……………….. For more information about Emanuel Swedenborg and his prolific, pioneering, multi-faceted life and work, including his remarkable spiritual experiences, go here. ……………….. Quotes: “Although the great majority of near-death experiences are beautiful beyond description, some are not. For almost one in five people coming away from a near-death experience, the memory may be not […]

Near-Death Experiences That Predict The End Of The World

by David Sunfellow

What are we to think about near-death experiences that predict the end of the world?  Are these dramatic, apocalyptic predictions reliable? Where do they come from? And what can we learn from them? As an example of the kind of dire predictions we are talking about, this resource page begins with a 15-year-old Jewish boy describing his apocalyptic […]

How To Deal With Skeptics & Atheists

by David Sunfellow

How To Deal With Skeptics & Atheists Excerpts from a conversation that originally appeared on NHNE’s main NDE social network. Skip to the end of this post to see a list of people who abandoned atheist worldviews after they had a near-death experience. … Barbara Harris Whitfield writes: The problem here is that NDErs “KNOW” God first hand. […]

Shared Death Experiences

by David Sunfellow

Shared-Death Experiences (SDE) Original Link Shared-death experiences (SDE) have been documented by the Society for Psychical Research in London since the late 1800s. Peter Fenwick, MD, and Elizabeth Fenwick, RN, who research end-of-life phenomena, have collected hundreds of shared-death experiences in the United Kingdom and in Northern Europe. Dr. Raymond Moody formally coined the term […]

Groundbreaking Book: ‘God and the Afterlife’

by David Sunfellow

God and the Afterlife: The Groundbreaking New Evidence for God and Near-Death Experience By Jeffrey Long, Paul Perry Published by HarperOne on June 28, 2016 224 pages Excerpts: “Our situation regarding NDEs is similar to the way humanity learned of exotic lands during the ancient era of exploration. After sailors returned from long voyages and wrote […]

When Hellfire & Damnation Preachers Meet A Loving & Forgiving God

by David Sunfellow

When Hellfire & Damnation Preachers Meet A Loving & Forgiving God Excerpted from “Revealing Heaven: The Christian Case for Near-Death Experiences” By Reverend John W. Price Original Link Although they are somewhat simplified labels, “dark” and “happy” may be seen as representing the two ways religious congregations and their leaders go about the process of inserting their […]

Teaching Others About NDEs

by David Sunfellow

Teaching Others About Near-Death Experiences By David Sunfellow Many of us realize that the core truths championed by near-death experiences have the potential to change the world. After we’ve educated ourselves and started applying NDE truths to our personal lives, the next step is to share what we’ve learned with others. If you’re ready for this step and […]

The Tibetan Book of the Dead

by David Sunfellow

The Tibetan Book of the Dead, also known as “Bardo Thodol” or “The Liberation Through Hearing During the Intermediate State,” is a foundational source for Buddhist understandings of the afterlife. The earliest versions of The Tibetan Book of the Dead trace back to an Indian Buddhist master called Padmasambhava. Padmasambhava lived in the 8th century and […]

Jesus & The Ancient Jewish Purity System

by David Sunfellow

Jesus & The Ancient Jewish Purity System By David Sunfellow In the time of Jesus, it was believed that you had to be pure to stay in God’s good graces. The Jewish purity system of first century Palestine was built around a system that elevated the most pure and reviled the most impure. One’s purity […]

Jesus, Christians, and Near-Death Experiences

by David Sunfellow

Jesus, Christians, and Near-Death Experiences By David Sunfellow A note to those who of you may have concerns about near-death experiences being tied directly to the life and teachings of Jesus. Let me begin by acknowledging that when we examine near-death experiences as a whole; when we consider the experiences that people from all of the […]

PMH Atwater: NDE Fraud

by David Sunfellow

NDE FRAUD By PMH Atwater February 25, 2015 Newsletter Original Link Yes, I said FRAUD, and this isn’t the first time such a thing happened, although we’re hearing more about this one than others. Remember the book The Boy Who Came Back From Heaven written by the father, Kevin Malarkey, about this son Alex who […]

Three Questions

by David Sunfellow

Three Questions By David Sunfellow Question One In this world, it’s clear that there are places that are both heavenly and hellish. We have peaceful, idyllic countries like Denmark and dark and dangerous countries like North Korea. And what is true on the level of countries, is also true on the level of cities, and […]